Editor’s Note: It is the policy of ABC4 news to not use pictures of minors on air, or digitally, when they are involved in a crime. We made an exception on Feb. 11 because the minor was wanted for questioning in a murder investigation. We have since removed his identity now that he is in police custody.

UPDATE: 2/12/23 1:05 P.M.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4) – The victim of Saturday night’s shooting near 1600 West Ivy Circle has died, according to Salt Lake City Police. He has been identified as 17-year-old male.

Police are currently asking for the community’s help in finding the suspect, identified as a 14-year-old boy, who is accused of shooting and killing the 17-year-old.

Detectives believe this was an isolated incident between the juvenile and the victim, a press release states. However, police say the juvenile should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about this case should call 801-799-3000 and reference case number 23-30287. The name of the 17-year-old is not being released at this time.

Police say this killing marks the third homicide in Salt Lake City for 2023.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


ORIGINAL STORY: 2/12/23 9:54 A.M.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4) – Two people have been hospitalized after two separate shootings occurred Saturday night, according to the Salt Lake City Police Dept.

The first shooting reportedly happened just before 8:20 p.m. on Feb. 11. Police received a call that a person had been shot near 1600 West Ivy Circle.

Upon arriving to the scene, SLCPD officers found a man with a critical gunshot wound. With help from the Salt Lake City Fire Dept., they performed life-saving aid on scene before the man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Officers reportedly secured the area, found witnesses, and began to search for a suspect and any potential evidence. Officers believe the suspect(s) left before officers arrived, and that this was an isolated incident. There are no updates on the victim’s condition at this time. See photos of the scene below:

The second shooting reportedly occurred just before 9 p.m. on Feb. 11. Police received a call about a shooting near 1400 West Pacific Ave.

Officers arrived to the scene and found a man with a gunshot wound to the leg. Officers applied a tourniquet to the man’s leg, while Salt Lake City Fire assisted with life-saving aid. The man was taken to the hospital with a reportedly non-life-threatening injury.

Officers conducted the same protocol, securing the area, finding witnesses, and searching for suspects and potential evidence. They are currently working with detectives to determine the events leading up to the shooting, a press release states.

Police believe this also was an isolated incident, as there is “no information to indicate the shootings are connected,” the release states. See photos of the scene below:

Police say anyone with information about either shooting should call 801-799-3000 and reference the Ivy Circle shooting or Pacific Avenue shooting, respectively.

No further information is available at this time.